NC State 78, Miami 73

Associated Press  |  Last updated January 22, 2012
Scott Wood scored 21 points to lead North Carolina State to a 78-73 victory over Miami on Sunday. The Wolfpack led 55-41 midway through the second half and withstood a late Miami rally. Kenny Kadji's dunk with 1:44 remaining got the Hurricanes to within 72-68. N.C. State (15-5, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) responded with five unanswered points, capped by Wood's two free throws with 18 seconds left. Earlier in the game, Wood set the ACC all-time consecutive free-throw record of 56 when he made three free throws after being fouled on an attempted 3-pointer with 5:21 remaining. He increased the mark to 58 by game's end. Duke's J.J. Redick set the previous record of 54 in 2003-04. DeShawn Painter finished with 18 points for the Wolfpack. Kadji led the Hurricanes (10-7, 1-3) with 20 points.
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